11 Facts About Your Food That Will Shock You

Americans consume more than a billion pounds of shrimp annually (Guardian), including nearly half of Thailand's yearly production. Did you know that a shockingly high percentage of this shrimp is peeled by slaves? The AP reports that the U.S. State Department has previously tied seafood processed in this way to 55 countries on six continents, including major suppliers to the U.S. Ninety percent of the people who peel shrimp globally are women.

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